Schism of 1054


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  • Schism of 1054 — or East West Schism Event that separated the Byzantine and Roman churches. The Eastern and Western churches had long been estranged over doctrinal issues such as the relationship of the Holy Spirit to the Father and the Son. The Eastern church… …   Universalium

  • Church Schism of 1054 —    This was the last of several church schisms that began with the Akkakian Schism (q.v.) of 484 519. This schism, despite its circumstantial appearance, can be seen as a culmination of a gulf between the churches that developed since the ninth… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • schism — schismless, adj. /siz euhm, skiz /, n. 1. division or disunion, esp. into mutually opposed parties. 2. the parties so formed. 3. Eccles. a. a formal division within, or separation from, a church or religious body over some doctrinal difference. b …   Universalium

  • Schism (religion) — A schism (pronounced /ˈskɪzəm/ or /ˈsɪzəm/), from Greek σχίσμα, skhísma (from σχίζω, skhízō, to tear, to split ), is a division between people, usually belonging to an organization or movement religious denomination. The word is most frequently… …   Wikipedia

  • Schism — ♦ A formal split in the church over a disagreement about a matter of practice; distinct from heresy because the split is not over belief; the schism of 1054 marked the formal break between Roman Catholicism and the Greek Orthodox church; the… …   Medieval glossary

  • 1054, Schism of — ▪ Christianity also called  East–West Schism        event that precipitated the final separation between the Eastern (Eastern Orthodoxy) Christian churches (Christianity) (led by the patriarch of Constantinople, Michael Cerularius) and the… …   Universalium

  • schism —    This word (from the Greek schisma, meaning division or cleft ) refers to a break in communion betweenChristians over an issue of Church authority rather than over doctrinal issues; for example, the rejection of the authority of the Roman… …   Glossary of theological terms

  • 1054 — Events* February Battle of Mortemer: The Normans defeat a French army as it is caught pillaging and plundering. King Henry I of France withdraws his main army from Normandy as a result. *April 30, Rosdalla Ireland: Earliest known European tornado …   Wikipedia

  • Western Schism — The Great Schism of Western Christianity or Papal Schism (also known as the Western Schism) was a split within the Roman Catholic Church from 1378 to 1417. By its end, three men simultaneously claimed to be the true pope. Driven by politics… …   Wikipedia

  • Great Schism — The term Great Schism may refer to one of several events in Christianity: * The East West Schism, in 1054 between Western Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Christianity. * The Western Schism, related to the popes in Avignon versus those in Rome …   Wikipedia

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